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[audio]California's Water Problems: Perspectives and Prospects - Commonwealth Club of California
Description: William Gianelli provides his perspective on the controversial State Water Project to the Commonwealth Club. He looks at the project in terms of necessary water supply and water quality for California now and in the future. Other project goals include flood control and the need to balance resources. Addressing the opponents of the Peripheral Canal, he asserts that it will be engineered to release fresh water directly into Delta streams and channels at eight different points...
Keywords: californialightandsound; California State Water Project; Water-supply-- California; Water resources development--California; Water--Distribution; Water-supply engineering--California
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[audio]Ernest Kinney, An Oral History
Description: Recollections from Ernest Kinney, born 1918, in Bishop California. Stories include Mr. Kinney's early life in Bishop, mining and logging in Inyo and Mono Counties, Paiute Indian stories, and presence of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Owens Valley.Call Number: 2014_CAVPP_.10.1-4 OH 69Rights: Rights are owned by the Eastern California Museum, County of Inyo...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Agriculture--California; Fruit-culture--California; Indians of North America--California; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics and government; Municipal ownership--California; Oral History; Water use--California; Water-supply--California; Water--Distribution; Water-supply engineering--California
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[audio]Joy Anderson, An Oral History
Description: Recollections of Joy Anderson's family life of early days in the Owens Valley, ranchers and ranches in the Lone Pine/southern Inyo area, including the Van Dyke Ranch, McCall Ranch, and Lucas Ranch, cattle drives and roundups in the Eastern Sierra, local Paiute Indian life and stories, teaching and education in the Owens Valley, film industry in the 1920s, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.Call Number: 2014_CAVPP_.19.1-2 OH 81Rights: Rights are owned by the Eastern Ca...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Agriculture--California; Cattle trade--California; Ranch life--California; Ranching--California--History; Indians of North America--California; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics and government; Water--California; Water--Distribution; Water-supply engineering--California; Water-supply--California; Oral history
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[audio]Ray and Irene Brown, An Oral History
Description: Recollections by Ray and Irene Brown, residents of Inyo County, specifically Bishop, California. Stories included relate to Owens Valley cattle and alfalfa ranching, mining history in the White Mountains and Inyo Mountains, townsites of Laws, Chalfant and Benton, Crowley Lake Dam construction and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Narrow Gauge Railroad, and Paiute Indians in Benton area.Call Number: 2014_CAVPP_.21.1-6 OH 134Rights: Rights are owned by the Eastern Cal...
Keywords: californialightandsound; California, Eastern; Agriculture--California; Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power; Water use--California; Water--California; Water-supply engineering--California; World War II; Indians of North America--California; Oral history
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[audio]John Eaton
Description: Oral interview with John Eaton, born 1920, in Los Angeles, California. John Eaton is the son of Fred Eaton, who was principal superintendent of the Los Angeles City Water Company,and later served as Mayor for the City of Los Angeles, from 1898--1900. He worked closely with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's Chief Engineer William Mulholland to create and develop the Los Angeles Aqueduct, completed in 1913...
Keywords: californialightandsound; California, Eastern; Los Angeles (Calif.); Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics and government; Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Cattle trade--California; Agriculture--California; Water use--California; Water resources development--California; Water-supply--California; Water-supply engineering--California; Reservoirs--California; Transportation; Oral History
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[audio]Jim Birchim, An Oral History
Note: Heavy distortion from 00:1:40 - 00:02:00 followed by silence/static from 00:02:10 - 00:02:20 in part 1.Description: Recollections by Jim Birchim, born September 3, 1923, resident of Round Valley, Bishop and Big Pine. Included are stories related to early days at Birchim Ranch in Round Valley and ranching in Owens Valley, mining in the Eastern Sierra, packing and packers of the Eastern Sierra, specifically Mammoth Lakes area, tourists and resorts at Tom's Place and Mammoth Lakes, and presen...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Agriculture--California; California, Eastern; Ranching--California--History; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power; Indians of North America--California; Water use--California; Water-supply engineering--California; Cattle trade--California; Mineral industries; Mines and mineral resources--California; Reservoirs--California; Oral history
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[audio]Harold John Skinny Gates
Note: The first minute of part 2 contains overlapping content with the end of part 1.Description: Oral interview with Harold John Skinny Gates, born in May, 1901. Stories relate to cattle ranching and "cowboying" in the Owens Valley from 1920s through the 1960s, mining in the White Mountains and Inyo Range, the City of Los Angeles and Owens Valley water controversy including stories about the Owens Valley Water Wars and occupation of the Alabama Gates...
Keywords: californialightandsound; California, Eastern; Cattle trade--California; Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Indians of North America--California; Cowboys--California; Water use--California; Water-supply engineering--California; Water-supply--California; Cattle trade--California; Mines and mineral resources--California; Mineral industries; Rodeos--California; Water use--California; Water rights; Oral history
Downloads: 4
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